December 6, 2021

Month: October 2021

Health Protection

COVID-19: New Cases Drop to Below 100

Daily new infections of COVID-19 in Cambodia decreased to only 95 this morning, of which 17 were imported, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release. These are PCR test results, it underlined, adding that the national counts rose to 118,522, including 19,625 imported cases. Besides, the ministry registered 193 new recoveries, but 7 […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia’s QR Code Stop Covid Wins Digital Innovation Award from ITU

QR Code Stop Covid, developed by the Cambodian Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, has won the Global South Covid-19 Digital Innovation Challenge award from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). The good news was shared by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in a press release made […]

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Market

Cambodia Exports Over 460,000 Tonnes of Milled Rice in Ten Months

Cambodia exported some 460,169 tonnes of milled rice in January-October this year, netting US$393 million, according to figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF). The total milled rice export decreased by 14 percent compared to the same period last year. China remains the top market for Cambodian rice importing some 230,000 tonnes, […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia Achieves Target of Vaccinating 10 Million Adult People

Cambodia today achieved its target of vaccinating 10 million people aged 18 years old and over against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Up to today, our Cambodia has vaccinated 10.88 million people or over 100 percent of the target of 10 million people. This is a great achievement in the protection of our people’s health,” Prime Minister […]

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Key Issues

New ASEAN chair Cambodia inherits South China Sea headache

As Cambodia takes over the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2022, it faces an uphill task to accelerate negotiations for a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea. The code, which is intended to mitigate the risk of conflict in those contested waters, has been in the works for about […]

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Miscellaneous

China Hits Reset on Belt and Road Initiative

Green energy is the new focus of China’s one-of-a-kind Belt and Road Initiative or BRI, that aims to build a series of infrastructure projects from Asia to Europe. The eco-friendlier version of BRI has caught the attention of some 70 other countries that are getting new infrastructure from the Asian economic powerhouse in exchange for […]

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